The slab preparation, block laying and drainage complete. Last week we celebrated the first pour of 3. Frost protection has been addressed by laying polystyrene slabs on top of the new concrete foundations.
The Otago Polytechnic Student Village has been chosen as a finalist in the 2018 Timber NZ Design Awards, in two categories Engineering Innovation and Multi-Storey Timber Building. The 2018 Timber Design Awards feature 21st century technology from extensive use of LVL and CLT in homes to multi-storey commercial buildings, this year’s entries for the NZ Wood[…]
“At 6000 sq m, the $22 million Te Pa Tauira is the largest timber-framed structured building by height and volume in New Zealand.” … Read More:
The Otago Polytechnic Student Village has been chosen as a finalist in the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Property Industry Awards. The building will be judged in three categories, Gib Education Property Award, Resene Green Building Property Award and Arrow International Multi-Unit Residential Property Award. On Friday 15th June, the announcement will be made[…]
The rain over the last few days has turned the Mercy Hospital Car Park site into a lake! It took three pumps working flat out to get rid of excess water so they could carry on with the construction.
Good progress is being made on the new Mercy Hospital car park. There will be 96 car parks once the development has been completed. The majority of the excavation is now complete and the installation of the under-slab stormwater pipework has progressed. This project has a completion date of 31st July 2018.
The Logic Group team met over the weekend at Flaxes Retreat for their annual Southern Championship. A scavenger hunt was organised – divided into 3 sections, items to find (and bring back), photos to be taken and riddles to solve. The event had 5 teams dressed as prisoners, Mexicans, surgeons, nerd uber drivers and airline pilots[…]
Great day had by all at the recent golf day! Logic Group entered a team and sponsored a hole for the Property Council Annual Golf Day which was held at Otago Golf Club last Friday. This team – Sam Thornburn, Cameron Olsen, Rosie Clark and Nick Thornburn got right into the spirit of the day.[…]
The new Otago Polytechnic accommodation was successfully handed over to Campus Living Villages on 11th February 2018. The 231-bed furnished residential village offers fully-catered single rooms (dorms), and self-catered studios (standard or deluxe) and four-bedroom apartments. The Village has been constructed with the environment firmly in mind. Sustainable materials have been used throughout, such as[…]
Instead of mailing traditional Christmas cards last year, we offered to donate $1.00 for every time one of our e-card’s was opened. This year we supported the Dunedin Night Shelter Trust. The Shelter provides dinner, breakfast and a warm, dry bed for those who have nowhere else to turn. In addition their clients are able[…]
Our Christchurch team recently spent the day quad/motorbiking in the Torlesse Ranges (Canterbury) – there were quite a few tumbles…..thankfully no broken bones! They were put through their paces on a trail bike and/or ATV quad bike – a great day out.
Between 9-11 February, Mountain Biking Otago (MBO) will be hosting the Altherm Oceania Mountain Bike Championships – they are currently working hard to ensure the Signal Hill track is in good condition. James Crawford, one of Logic’s Facilities Project Managers is the MBO club commissaire and will be supervising the event.
Today we participated in the Art of Performance Tour, a dynamic driving experience that got us behind the wheel in some of the latest Jaguar range of vehicles, for a hands on introduction into the raw mix of power, performance and agility. Our senses were excited during three different driving experiences, the Jaguar Smart Cone[…]
By Logic Group Business, Residential Nov 14, 2017
Construction has commenced on the student accommodation stand alone houses in Cromwell. The Otago Polytechnic 5 bed-roomed residential dwellings will be completed late February 2018. These purpose built homes are located in the heart of the Cromwell OP Campus.
The Logic team are making fantastic progress on site at the Manaaki Student Centre. This is an exciting and important project for the Otago Polytechnic as from 5th February 2018, the area will be used to feed at least 120 hungry students (at any one time) that would have moved in next door to the[…]
By Logic Group Community, Education, Facilities Management, Uncategorized Oct 23, 2017
Logic Group have been engaged by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunedin to undertake Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) and Health and Safety auditing on their 27 integrated schools in Otago and Southland. This involves assisting with streamlining the BWOF process, reviewing current contracts and providing a greater level of reporting to ensure the Diocese’[…]
Yesterday the Logic Southern team took part in a team building event. “Escape” is an activity at the old Dunedin prison (built in 1896 – retired in 2007), whereby you are locked in a room and have 60 minutes to escape. We were split into 2 groups (Facilities Management and Project Management), one group was[…]
Logic Group have been engaged to act as the client Project Manager with the delivery of the $2.5 million dollar refurbishment of Discovery World at Otago Museum. The refurbishment will contain 39 new interactive displays. The centre piece will be a 6-metre-high DNA helical slide. Discovery World is due to reopen in December 2017. The[…]
Located in the heart of the Dunedin Campus, the Manaaki Student Centre is undergoing renovations. When the new Otago Polytechnic Student Village opens in February 2018, it will be used as a dining room for 108 hungry students. Not only is the dining room space being increased, but the on-site kitchen, storage and servery areas[…]
We were lucky enough to attend the 20th Anniversary of the Cancer Ball in Dunedin on Friday night with some of our most valued Clients. It was an amazing night – lots of laughing, dancing and a scrumptious dinner. Well done to the organisers – bring on next year!